History of Art 1: Modernism, the revolution begins, 1770-1860


The course introduces major art historical terms, concepts and issues, doing so in relation to art, architecture, craft and design drawn mainly from the years 1770–1860. These years saw the emergence of Modernism, led by Jacques-Louis David, painter to France’s Louis XVI and Napoleon, and signatory to Louis’s death warrant. On complet­ing the course, participants will have a working know­ledge and under­stand­ing of: art historical terms, concepts and issues; the roles and achievements of art historical practition­ers; and the relationship between society and art. Topic discussions are supported by slides and online study notes and recordings.

Code: CHH668
Time: 19:00-21:00
Start: 06/02/2024
Day: Tuesday
Price: £94.00
Duration: 12 weeks
Type: On Campus

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Dr John Nixon, BA (Hons) DPhil

 ‘I have enjoyed delivering Lifelong Learning courses at Stranmillis since 2013. I have also taught and examined History of Art from A-level (as Chief Examiner for some 24 years) up to and including doctoral level.’


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